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art

exhibition

Very good news – artist, writer and educator Lisa Evans is putting together an exhibition of work by graduating students from Carmarthen School of Art – at the old Topshop in St Catherine’s Walk, from 10th to 17th July 2021. My recent books of the mountain and large drawings will be exhibited, alongside some wonderful […]

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artists books photography

a book of letters

A small gallery of photos of the final version of one of my books of letters, made from photographs of Mynydd Llangyndeyrn and letters I had written to myself. They are hand printed, using cyanotype print processes and toned with green tea, and I am very pleased with the work.

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art photography

photographs

Photographs of the work are not the work, they are a representation of the work. It can become complex, layered, enfolded. I take a digital photograph using my mobile phone. I get a print shop to print it, and then I draw on it, and screen print words onto it, in layers. Then, I try […]

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artists books painting

little books of the mountain

And a video, a reading of one of my little books of the mountain:

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drawing video

drawing from video

I’ve finished a large drawing today, done from a video taken on a February evening, as night was falling on Mynydd Llangyndeyrn. This is one of a series of three (so far) linked drawings:

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painting photography

mixed-media works

I’ve been printing short randomised parts from my notebook onto small mixed-media photos and watercolour paintings, to make pieces of work in response to walking through the winter months at the mountain at dusk. In order to do it, I’ve been working on improving my screen printing skills, and finding a good way to set […]

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art reflection

reflection

Today revisiting my work of the last few months; considering what ties it together. Thinking about how to select work for exhibition, what story to tell, and how to tell it. I have not answered the questions which I have raised, but I am making a start. I will show work made at the mountain, […]

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artists books painting

evening desk, 3 scrolls

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art artists books

testing more layouts…

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art video

thorn tree, crows

I have a video to share, which goes along with my drawing of the mountain and one of its thorn trees, a drawing which is now feeling much more possible, and maybe even nearly finished. Here is the video: